Assistant or Associate Professor of Nursing



Job posting number: #7055696

Posted: February 3, 2019

Job Description

General Summary:
Position responsibilities include active instruction, advising, program development, assessment, university service, scholarly activity, community service, and advisement of student organizations. Candidates are to be selected by the search committee. Research, grant-writing, experience on university, community, and professional committees and organizations, and previous teaching experience are desired.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:
Faculty in the School of Nursing assume responsibility for clinical and classroom teaching and coordination. They are responsible for the development of course syllabi and curriculum, planning clinical experiences for students, evaluating students on a regular basis and preparing examinations for students among other duties. Each faculty member communicates with the Associate Dean for the School of Nursing & Allied Health on a regular basis. Faculty also assist with advising students on class scheduling and provide input for the development of curriculum and program evaluation. Program instruction and development duties include service as community liaison between University and external entities such as those required for establishment and coordination of precepted student experiences. Faculty member for this position shall teach in both undergraduate and graduate courses as needed and shall serve as lead individual for accreditation purposes within the nursing profession on behalf of the WNMU School of Nursing graduate programs.

Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
Earned doctorate in Nursing (DNP, Ph.D). Ph.D in closely-related health care fields may be considered.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: The position requires an earned Doctorate in Nursing, and licensure (or eligible for licensure) as a registered nurse in the state of New Mexico. Doctoral Ph.D candidates who have completed all requirements except defense of dissertation may be considered. The faculty must develop knowledge of the nursing curriculum at WNMU and be prepared to teach, design, and modify didactic content as well as supervise clinical teaching. Typical tasks include but are not limited to the following: (I) Preparation and revision of course syllabi, (2) Attendance at departmental meetings, (3) Evaluation of students, ( 4) Assistance with student advisement as necessary, (5) Participate in University committees as needed, (6) Maintain current clinical skills and theoretical knowledge through practice and attendance at educational meetings, (7) Contribute to the ongoing process of curriculum development and program evaluation, and (8) Prepare lecture and clinical experiences consistent with program objectives and philosophy.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS: Certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Experience in teaching in higher education (both face-to-face and/or online) is preferred.

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